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Courts asked to reinstate blocked Indiana anti-abortion laws

Jun. 28, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general is asking federal judges to lift orders blocking several state anti-abortion laws following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week to end constitutional protection for abortion. An appeal of one of those blocked Indiana laws...

DNR: Body of Indianapolis man recovered from Monroe Lake

Jun. 27, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Divers on Monday recovered the body of an Indianapolis man who went missing in Monroe Lake in south central Indiana, conservation officers said. Officers said 34-year-old David Alejendor Mora-Segura was boating with friends when he disappeared around 2 p.m....

DNR: Kayaker dies after falling into eastern Indiana pond

Jun. 25, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

HOLTON, Ind. (AP) — The body of a 45-year-old Indianapolis man has been pulled from a pond in eastern Indiana after falling into the water while kayaking. Braulio Bustamante reportedly fell into the private pond about 6:45 p.m. Friday in Holton, the Indiana Department of Natural...

Indiana Oath Keeper member indicted on Capitol riot charges

Jun. 24, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., has indicted an Indianapolis member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group with conspiracy and other charges for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. The indictment unsealed Friday charges Michael...

Estate of man who died in police custody sues city, officers

Jun. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a man who died in custody after being shot with a stun gun filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Indianapolis and six police officers. The estate of Herman Whitfield III is seeking compensatory and punitive damages following the...

Man who threw Molotov cocktails at Oregon police sentenced

Jun. 22, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a 25-year-old man who threw Molotov cocktails at police in Portland, Oregon, during mass protests against police brutality to 10 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Marco A. Hernandez in Portland sentenced Malik Fard Muhammad,...

US pools close, go without lifeguards amid labor shortage

Jun. 21, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Manager Ashley Ford strode the perimeter of one of Indianapolis' five open swimming pools, monitoring kids as they jumped off a diving board or careened into the water from a curved slide. Four lifeguards, whistles at the ready, watched from their tall chairs stationed around...

Ex-Pence aide gets GOP nod to run for secretary of state

Jun. 19, 2022 07:56 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Secretary of State Holli Sullivan failed to get the Republican Party's nomination to run in the fall election, losing to a challenger Saturday who has called for more voting restrictions and embraced former President Donald Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was...

Two girls pulled from from Indianapolis-area pond identified

Jun. 17, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Marion County Coroner’s Office has released the names of two girls who died at hospitals after being pulled from a suburban Indianapolis retention pond. The girls were Rosia Mang, 13, and Paw Lin, 11, the coroner’s office said. Greenwood...

Two girls dead after vanishing in Indianapolis area pond

Jun. 16, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — Two girls pulled from a suburban Indianapolis retention pond have died after the pair vanished while playing in the water with others, officials said Thursday. Both of the juveniles have died, state conservation officers said after announcing earlier Thursday...